Alfredo Morelos is again banned after his Old Firm red card, Greg Stewart is ruled out with a calf strain while a foot injury is keeping Filip Helander out. Jamie Murphy and Jamie Barjonas have been farmed out to Partick Thistle and Burton Albion respectively on loan.
St Mirren manager Jim Goodwin has no fresh injuries for the trip to Ibrox.
The Buddies came through their William Hill Scottish Cup win over Broxburn Athletic at the weekend unscathed.
Rangers provisional squad: McGregor, Patterson, Flanagan, Halliday, Barisic, Edmundson, Goldson, Katic, Jack, Davis, Aribo, Kamara, Arfield, Barker, Jones, Kent, Ojo, Defoe, Kennedy, Foderingham.
St Mirren provisional squad: Hladky, P McGinn, Famewo, McCarthy, Waters, McGrath, Magennis, Flynn, S McGinn, Foley, Andreu, Djorkaeff, MacPherson, Durmus, Mullen, Morias, Obika, Cooke, McMaster, Jamieson, Lyness.